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Cinco de Mayo is this Friday!

Avocado Cerveza Cinco de Mayo Cooking Guacamole Patio Pink Peppercorn & Rose Petal Recipe Sea Salt

Cinco de Mayo is this Friday!

My husband's birthday is this week and our friends are going to come for the weekend to help celebrate!  One of them pointed out to me that this Friday is Cinco de Mayo... like I need an excuse to make guacamole!  Make yours pop by adding a little of our Pink Peppercorn & Rose Petal Sea Salt! Vampire-fighting Guacamole 2-4 ripe avocados (depending on size), split, peeled and pitted 2 small limes, juiced 6 small or 3 medium garlic cloves, crushed or grated 1-2 pinches Lift Flavours Pink Peppercorn & Rose Petal Sea Salt Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl...

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Seared Tuna Steaks

Asian-fusion Avocado Oil Cooking Delicious Fresh Green Tea Lavender Lift Flavours Recipe Sea Salt Spring dishes Steak Tuna

Seared Tuna Steaks

This dish, including the accompaniments, was called "inspired" by our good friend, Kaz.  He's quite the foodie himself, so I think he made me blush!  This is so simple, but so delicious.  Definitely worthy of company, but easy enough to put together on a Tuesday night! Serves 22 small tuna steaks (60-90 g/2-3 oz each, approximately 2.5 cm/1 inch thick)10 ml/2 tsp avocado, grapeseed or canola oil10 ml/2 tsp Lift Flavours Lavender & Green Tea Sea Salt Rub the tuna steaks all over with the oil, then sprinkle both sides with the Lavender & Green Tea Sea Salt. Heat a...

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Coleslaw with Juniper Berry and Rosemary Salt

Delicious Fresh Juniper Juniper & Rosemary Lift Flavours Patio Rosemary Sea Salt Spring dishes

Coleslaw with Juniper Berry and Rosemary Salt

A flavour explosion, as I like to call it. My coleslaw experiment continues.     I knew I was going to have my coleslaw as a side to leftovers, on which I would be putting French mustard. So I knew I needed a flavour powerhouse to compete with the strong mustard flavour on the leftovers. Today was the day to try Rosemary Juniper Berry Coleslaw!   Lift Flavours Juniper & Rosemary Sea Salt Coleslaw: 1 small head of shredded cabbage 1 small grated carrot 1 medium radish, thinly sliced 1 chive, sliced Avocado oil Apple cider vinegar Black pepper Lift...

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Salad with Lift Lavender-Green Tea Sea Salt

Asian-fusion Asparagus Avocado Oil Blackberries Champagne Delicious Dijon Fresh Green onions Green Tea Honey Lavender Lift Flavours Recipe Salad Sea Salt Simple Spinach Spring dishes Sunflower seeds Vinegar White wine

Salad with Lift Lavender-Green Tea Sea Salt

I was invited to a pot-luck luncheon last week and here's the salad and dressing I came up with. Any questions? Ask me at leigh@liftflavours.com or @liftflavours ! To a large bowl, add: 1 bunch baby asparagus: trimmed, blanched and refreshed; cut into bite-sized pieces 142 g / 50 oz baby spinach leaves, washed and spun 2 small cartons blackberries, washed and drained (blueberries also work nicely) 3 large green onions, sliced 60 ml / 1/4 cup sunflower seeds (or other seeds: pumpkin, chia, hemp...) In a small bowl, whisk together: 60 ml / 4 Tbs avocado, grapeseed or canola...

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Mmmmmmmm Burgers

BBQ Beef Burgers Guacamole Juniper Lift Flavours Patio Recipe Rosemary Sea Salt Simple Spring dishes

Mmmmmmmm Burgers

My husband and I used to live in Alberta, which influenced our love for beef.  Now living in the Ottawa area, we subscribe to the Arc Acres Grass-fed Beef CSA in Manotick Station because of Amber's commitment to sustainable farming practices and ethical treatment of animals.  Oh, and can I rave about the quality and flavour?  Next time you're craving a burger, give this recipe a try -- it could not be any easier, nor more flavourful! Serves 4 (very large burgers; make six smaller ones if you prefer) 900 g (2 lbs) lean ground beef 45 ml (3 Tbsp)...

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